people would observe His commandments. BUT if they would not, then the harvest would perish. In Isaiah chapter five God speaks of Israel as a vineyard . Through disobedience to His Word (verses 13 and 2 0) they became unfruitful. When you disobey God's Word it results in spiritual famine: Behold, the days come, saith the Lord God, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the Lord: And they shall wander from sea to sea, and from the north even to the east, they shall run to and fro to seek the word of the Lord, and shall not find it. (Amos 8:11-12) FORGETTING GOD: Another reason for poor harvest is forgetting God by not acknowledging His rightful place in your life : Because thou hast forgotten the God of thy salvation, and hast not been mindful of the rock of thy strength, therefore shalt thou plant pleasant plants and shalt set it with strange slips: In the day shalt thou make thy plant to grow, and in the morning shalt thou make thy seed to flourish: but the harvest shall be a heap in the day of grief and of desperate sorrow. (Isaiah 17:10-11) It is not enough to know about God , you must know God. salvation , and acknowledge Him as Lord of your life .
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If you do not rightfully acknowledge God you can work night and day and yet not bring forth spiritual harvest. Israel was an example of a people who forgot God: They soon forgat His works; they waited not for His counsel. They forgat God their Saviour, which had done great things in Egypt. (Psalms 106:13,21) Because of this, Israel suffered both in the natural and spiritual harvests. As many who forget God, Israel did not recognize the reason they were experiencing poor harvests: 41
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